Friday, 4 August 2017

Old Photograph Ministers' Daughters' College Edinburgh Scotland

Old photograph of the Ministers' Daughters' College in Edinburgh, Scotland. James Esdaile, born 1775, died 1854, was a Scottish minister and writer who spent his working life mainly at the East Church, Perth, Perthshire. He began as a tutor in the family of James Christie of Durie. He then studied at the University of St Andrews, Fife. He was licensed by the presbytery of Kirkcaldy on 15 June 1803; and was ordained to Montrose, on 14 August 1805. He was admitted as minister in Perth in November 1810. Along with his brother David, he founded the Ministers' Daughters' College, in Edinburgh, which closed in 1972.

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